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Campaigning for better air travel for disabled people – WE NEED YOUR HELP

Air travel is currently inadequate for many disabled people, leaving them frustrated instead of ready to enjoy a holiday. Help us to create change by taking our survey to share your experiences for air travel.

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Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities

On 30 August 2019, Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities, such as autism, dementia, depression and anxiety. Find out more about how the change to the Blue Badge scheme could affect you.

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The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme helping people with hidden disabilities

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme is an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability and requires additional assistance while out in public. Supermarkets Tesco and Sainsburys have started using the lanyards.

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Concerns over access on public transport prior to car-free day in London

Concerns have been raised by disabled people over the access of public transport following the announcement of a car-free day in London next month.

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More than 70% of disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable accessible toilets

73% of 280 disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable toilets with 71% saying they‘d been promised an accessible toilet before visiting.

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Why a disabled-friendly group holiday could be perfect for you

If travelling fills you with fear, why not consider a group disabled-friendly holiday? Find out how Limitless Travel’s accessible tours are tailored to make your holiday stress-free and enjoyable.

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Two taxi drivers refused to take disabled passengers

Taxi drivers refuse two disabled passengers – a wheelchair user and blind person with a guide dog – despite the law stating that all taxis should provide transport to any disabled person.

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How to get involved in Changing Places awareness day

Changing Places awareness day is an annual event on 19 July. Find out more about the campaign and how to get involved in Changing Places awareness day to help campaign for more accessible toilets.

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WIN an easyTravelseat to make travelling by air easier as a wheelchair user

WIN an easyTravelseat, worth nearly £400, designed to make transferring to and from a wheelchair and aircraft seat easier. Find out how to enter our competition and see the easyTravelseat in action.

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Disabled entrepreneur Josh on his invention to help wheelchair users travel more easily

Be inspired by disabled entrepreneur Josh, whose wheelchair transfer seat is making flying easier for wheelchair users. Plus, read his tips on how to start your own business and become a disabled entrepreneur.